A 20th Century Rock Crystal Silver-Gilt Mounted Cup formed as a Model of a Bird

A 20th Century Rock Crystal Silver-Gilt Mounted Cup formed as a Model of a Bird

Silver-gilt, rock crystal and precious stones
Probably Italian, circa 1970

Height: 22.5 cm, 8.9 in

The legs cast in silver, the body and head in rock crystal and the mounts, beak and eyes with silver-gilt mounts holding emeralds, rubies, diamonds and sapphires.
 

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